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Melanie C, Tim Minchin, Chris Moyles Set for UK Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar logo
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Melanie C of Spice Girls fame will play Mary Magdalene and BBC Radio DJ Chris Moyles will play Herod in the upcoming U.K. arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, according to a report in Variety.

They join the previously reported Tim Minchin, who will play the role of Judas. The musical's title role will be played by the winner of the television program, Superstar, which will air shortly on ITV1. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber will be among the judges of the competition.

The tour will open at London's O2 Arena on September 21, with stops scheduled for Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Belfast, Dublin, Liverpool and Nottingham, and Sheffield.

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